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The Academy regularly issues news releases to the media to announce upcoming events and news developments, including working papers, management studies, and forum results.

For media-related questions, please contact Betsy Holahan at bholahan@greatpointstrategies.com.

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National Academy of Public Administration Issues Report on Human Capital For the U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Post Date: March 17, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2021 Contact: Betsy Holahan bholahan@greatpointstrategies.com National Academy of Public Administration Issues Report on Human Capital For the U.S. Office of Personnel Management Report Outlines 23 Recommendations to Strengthen and Modernize OPM WASHINGTON, D.C. – An expert panel of the National Academy of Public Administration today...

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New Academy Report - National Association of Counties - Federal Assistance and Innovative Counties

Post Date: March 11, 2021

For Immediate Release March 11, 2021 Contacts: Betsy Holahan bholahan@greatpointstrategies.com Paul Guequierre pguequierre@naco.org As Federal Government Prepares Historic COVID Relief Investment in Counties, National Association of Counties and National Academy of Public Administration Issue Report on Impact of Previous Coronavirus Relief Report Outlines Seven Recommendations for Improved Future Program Effectiveness...

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MEDIA ADVISORY The National Academy of Public Administration and MITRE to Host Event Highlighting Resilient Practices in the Face of COVID-19 Challenges

Post Date: February 04, 2021

For Immediate Release January 5, 2021 Contact: Betsy Holahan bholahan@greatpointstrategies.com MEDIA ADVISORY The National Academy of Public Administration and MITRE to Host Event Highlighting Resilient Practices in the Face of COVID-19 Challenges WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration will join MITRE in hosting a February 11th online...

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MEDIA ADVISORY The National Academy of Public Administration and U.S. Treasury Department Fiscal Service to Host Webinar on New Public Websites and Datasets:

Post Date: January 12, 2021

Websites Advance Data Transparency and Inform Grand Challenges WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration will join the Fiscal Service of the U.S. Department of the Treasury to host a January 28th webinar to unveil two new public websites, FiscalData.Treasury.gov and Federalism.us, that promote data transparency and provide...

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National Academy of Public Administration and Project Management Institute Release New Report: “Building an Agile Federal Government: A Call to Action”

Post Date: December 22, 2020

Report Outlines Five Recommendations and Practical Steps for Implementation WASHINGTON, D.C. – A study team from the National Academy of Public Administration and the Project Management Institute (PMI) today released a new report, “Building an Agile Federal Government: A Call to Action,” that outlines five recommendations for leaders to make...

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National Academy of Public Administration Working Group Releases Addendum to “Election 2020 Project” Action Plans

Post Date: November 16, 2020

Updated Plan Offers Proposed Executive Order to Strengthen Federal Workforce WASHINGTON, D.C. – A working group of Fellows of the National Academy of Public Administration has released a new addendum to its series of Election 2020 Project action plans – one that offers the next Presidential administration a proposed Executive...

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National Academy of Public Administration Virtual Fall Meeting Focuses on Resilience Amid Grand Challenges

Post Date: November 12, 2020

On-Demand Sessions Available for Viewing WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration held its annual Fall Meeting virtually November 5-10, focusing on the Grand Challenges in Public Administration and ways that government at all levels can foster community resilience in the midst of today’s turbulent times. “Despite these...

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National Academy of Public Administration and IBM Center for The Business of Government Release a Special Report: “The Road to Agile Government – Driving Change to Achieve Success”

Post Date: November 10, 2020

Report Outlines 10 Agile Principles and Offers Recommendations for Leaders WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration today joined the IBM Center for The Business of Government in releasing a special report on agile government principles and best practices, “The Road to Agile Government – Driving Change to...

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National Academy of Public Administration Unveils Complete Series of “Election 2020 Project” Action Plans

Post Date: October 29, 2020

Papers Offer Next Administration a Roadmap to Address Nation’s Grand Challenges WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration today unveiled its complete series of Election 2020 Project action plans, which offer expertise and immediate practical steps from nearly 100 Academy Fellows on how the next Presidential administration can...

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MEDIA ADVISORY National Academy of Public Administration To Hold Virtual Fall Meeting November 5-10

Post Date: October 22, 2020

Meeting Will Focus on Fostering Resilience Amid Grand Challenges WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration will hold its annual Fall Meeting virtually November 5-10, focusing on the Grand Challenges in Public Administration and ways that government at all levels can foster community resilience in the midst of...

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National Academy of Public Administration and National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Release Final Report on the National Nuclear Security Administration

Post Date: October 14, 2020

Report Follows Multi-Year Evaluation; Includes 16 Recommendations for Continued Progress WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration, in partnership with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, today released Governance and Management of the Nuclear Security Enterprise, a final report that follows a four-and-a-half-year assessment of the...

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National Academy of Public Administration Announces 2020 Class of Academy Fellows

Post Date: September 23, 2020

45 Leaders in Public Administration to Join the Academy WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration today announced that 45 leaders in the field of public administration have been selected for the 2020 Class of Academy Fellows. Induction of the new Fellows will occur during the annual Academy...

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National Academy of Public Administration Panel Releases Report on Space Traffic Management

Post Date: August 20, 2020

Panel Recommends Office of Space Commerce Leads Collaborative Federal Efforts; Urges Swift Action from Congress to Enact Appropriations and Authorizations WASHINGTON, DC – A panel of the National Academy of Public Administration today released a Congressionally requested report for the U.S. Department of Commerce on commercial space traffic management (STM)...

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MEDIA ADVISORY National Academy of Public Administration President & CEO Terry Gerton To Testify Before House Budget Committee on Federal Technology Investments

Post Date: July 14, 2020

Hearing will focus on federal investments in technology due to COVID-19 WASHINGTON, DC – National Academy of Public Administration President and CEO Terry Gerton and Academy Fellow Jennifer Pahlka will each testify before the House Budget Committee on federal technology investments during a July 15th virtual hearing called “Software Update...

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National Academy of Public Administration Releases Statement on its Commitment to Eliminating Racism in Government

Post Date: July 14, 2020

“We stand resolved to help eliminate systemic racism, unconscious bias, and every form of discrimination in the development, implementation, and evaluation of policy in the United States.” WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Academy of Public Administration today released a statement from its Standing Panel on Social Equity in Governance, highlighting its...

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MEDIA ADVISORY National Academy of Public Administration and Humphrey School of Public Affairs to Host Annual Social Equity Conference Online June 8-12

Post Date: June 05, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration and the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota will host the 19th Annual Social Equity Leadership Conference the week of June 8-12, held virtually this year due to public health guidelines during the coronavirus pandemic. The Social...

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National Academy of Public Administration Launches New Podcast, “Management Matters”

Post Date: June 01, 2020

Podcast Premieres Today, Featuring Experts on Public Administration Challenges WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration today launched its new podcast, Management Matters: Where Policy Meets Practice, to discuss public administration’s most significant challenges with experts from the public, private, non-profit and academic sectors. The podcast is available...

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National Academy of Public Administration To Launch New Podcast, “Management Matters”

Post Date: May 26, 2020

Podcast to Premiere June 1; Will Feature Experts on Public Administration Challenges WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration today announced that it will launch a new podcast, Management Matters, to discuss public administration’s most significant challenges with experts from the public, private, non-profit and academic sectors. The...

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National Academy of Public Administration to Conduct a Comprehensive Assessment of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Post Date: March 23, 2020

Academy Assessment Directed by Congress in NDAA; Final Report Expected in 2021 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration today announced that it recently entered into a contract with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to accomplish the tasks directed by Congress in the National Defense Authorization...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: National Academy of Public Administration to Present its Report Evaluating Science and Technology Policy Resources for U.S. Congress

Post Date: February 14, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Academy of Public Administration Senior Project Director Roger Kodat will speak at a Seattle conference on Saturday, February 15th on the Academy’s recent report to the Congressional Research Service (CRS) evaluating the science and technology policy resources for the U.S. Congress. Mr. Kodat will present the...

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MEDIA ADVISORY National Academy of Public Administration to Host Discussion of Managing Sustained Performance Improvements in Federal Agencies

Post Date: January 16, 2020

Event Includes Senior Officials from U.S. Departments of Veterans Affairs and Labor WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration will host a January 24th discussion of “Managing Sustained Performance Improvements in Federal Agencies,” featuring two innovative government leaders, Patrick Pizzella, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor...

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Governor Jerry Brown to Receive National Academy of Public Administration’s “Elliot L. Richardson Prize for Excellence in Public Service”

Post Date: January 15, 2020

Prize awarded at January 23rd ceremony; Francis Rose to moderate discussion WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration today announced that Governor Edmund G. “Jerry” Brown, Jr. will receive the Elliot L. Richardson Prize for Excellence in Public Service on January 23, 2020 at an award ceremony in...

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Testimony of Teresa W. Gerton President and Chief Executive Officer National Academy of Public Administration

Post Date: November 15, 2019

Before the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress U. S. House of Representatives, November 15, 2019...

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Media Advisory: National Academy of Public Administration President & CEO Terry Gerton To Testify Before House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress

Post Date: November 14, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration President and CEO Terry Gerton will testify before the House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress at a November 15th hearing on “Administrative Efficiencies: Exploring Ways to Streamline Operations in the U.S. House of Representatives.” Ms. Gerton will share and...

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National Academy of Public Administration Issues Report for CRS,  Evaluating Science and Technology Policy Resources for U.S. Congress Report Recommends Enhancing Existing Entities and Creating ...

Post Date: November 13, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) today released its Panel report for the Congressional Research Service (CRS) that evaluates the current Legislative branch resources available to Congress that focus and advise on science and technology developments and policy. “Members and staff of the U.S. Congress...

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National Academy of Public Administration and the IBM Center for The Business of Government Announce Formation of Agile Government Center Agile Govt. Center will serve as hub of a collaborative networ

Post Date: November 08, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) today announced the formation of the Agile Government Center (AGC), in partnership with the IBM Center for The Business of Government, to develop, disseminate, and implement agile government principles around the world. The AGC initially will be led by...

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NAPA publishes annual examination of role of public administrators in driving change

Post Date: November 08, 2019

At its annual fall meeting, the National Academy of Public Administration on Thursday published a list of what its members think are the grand challenges in public administration. The academy’s President and CEO Terry Gerton joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for the highlights. Audio Here...

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Terry Gerton Discusses the “Grand Challenges in Public Administration” on SiriusXM Radio, Nov. 7, 2019

Post Date: November 08, 2019

National Academy of Public Administration President and CEO Terry Gerton is interviewed on SiriusXM Radio’s “The Morning Briefing” on the final list of “Grand Challenges in Public Administration,” unveiled at the Academy Fall Meeting. Hear Audio ...

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National Academy of Public Administration Fall Meeting Unveils Grand Challenges in Public Administration Meeting Focuses on Seeking Collaborative Solutions to 12 Grand Challenges

Post Date: November 06, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration held its annual Fall Meeting this week, unveiling its final list of “Grand Challenges in Public Administration” following a year-long effort to identify these challenges and position the Academy as a leader of future collaborative efforts to address them. “Over the...

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National Academy of Public Administration and Management Concepts Host Event Examining the Federal Workforce of the Future

Post Date: October 22, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration, in partnership with Management Concepts, today hosted an event, “Talent Management Approaches for the Workforce of the Future,” focused on how government leaders can ensure that their agencies have the public service workforce necessary to meet the challenges that lie ahead...

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MEDIA ADVISORY National Academy of Public Administration and Management Concepts To Host Event on Preparing for the Workforce of the Future

Post Date: October 10, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration, in partnership with Management Concepts, will host an October 22nd event on how government leaders can ensure that their agencies have the public service workforce necessary to meet the challenges that lie ahead. The event, “Talent Management Approaches for the Workforce...

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MEDIA ADVISORY National Academy of Public Administration To Hold Annual Fall Meeting November 7-8 Meeting Will Unveil List of “Grand Challenges in Public Administration” And Offer In-Depth Panels on

Post Date: October 04, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration will hold its annual Fall Meeting on November 7-8, unveiling the Academy’s list of “Grand Challenges in Public Administration” after a year-long, interdisciplinary, intersectoral effort to identify these challenges and position the Academy to lead future efforts to address them. “We...

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National Academy of Public Administration Announces 2019 Class of Academy Fellows 51 Leaders in Public Administration to Join the Academy

Post Date: September 16, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration today announced that 51 leaders in the field of public administration have been selected for the 2019 Class of Academy Fellows. Induction of the new Fellows will occur during the annual Academy Fall Meeting, which will take place November 7-8 in...

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Media Advisory: National Academy of Public Administration to Host Event on Section 809 Panel Recommendations for Department of Defense Acquisition Process

Post Date: September 05, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration will host a September 10th event, Section 809 Panel Recommendations: Where Do We Go From Here? The Section 809 Panel was created in the FY2016 National Defense Authorization Act and charged with analyzing the acquisition regulations and statutes applicable to the...

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NEWS RELEASE - Testimony of NAPA President and CEO Teresa Gerton Before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform’s Subcommittee on Government Operations, July 23, 2019

Post Date: July 23, 2019

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MEDIA ADVISORY: NAPA President & CEO Terry Gerton and Fellows to Testify Before House Subcommittee on Government Operations

Post Date: July 22, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration President and CEO Terry Gerton will testify before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform’s Subcommittee on Government Operations at a July 23rd hearing on “Restoring the Partnership: The Future of Federalism in America.” The hearing, which will focus on improving...

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MEDIA ADVISORY National Academy of Public Administration and Management Concepts To Host Forum on Identifying and Addressing Skill Gaps in the Federal Workforce

Post Date: June 19, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration, in partnership with Management Concepts, will host a June 25th forum, Identifying and Addressing Skill Gaps: Innovative Federal Practices. The forum is the first of three events this year designed to address the human capital issues identified in the Academy's No...

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MEDIA ADVISORY National Academy of Public Administration and Center for Organizational Excellence To Host Roundtable on Civil Service Reform

Post Date: June 12, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration will join the Center for Organizational Excellence in hosting a June 17th roundtable discussion on Civil Service Reform, featuring guest speaker Rebecca Hunter, former Tennessee State Commissioner of Human Resources. Ms. Hunter led a six-year, award-winning effort to reform the State...

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NEWS RELEASE Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration and National Academy of Public Administration Host 18th Annual Social Equity Conference

Post Date: June 05, 2019

NEWARK, NJ – Rutgers University–Newark School of Public Affairs and Administration and the National Academy of Public Administration kick off a three-day conference today called Achieving Social Equality in Turbulent Times: A Grand Public Administration Challenge. New Jersey Lieutenant Governor Sheila Y. Oliver will deliver the conference’s keynote address at...

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Media Advisory: NAPA and Rutgers University to Host 18th Annual Social Equity Conference

Post Date: May 22, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration and Rutgers University–Newark School of Public Affairs and Administration will host a conference June 5-7 called Achieving Social Equality in Turbulent Times: A Grand Public Administration Challenge. The conference will bring together scholars and practitioners to share their expertise on the...

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May 15 - Testimony of Teresa Gerton before the National Commission on Military, National and Public Service

Post Date: May 15, 2019

I appreciate the opportunity to speak before the Commission today. I have served as the President and CEO of the National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) since January 2017. I previously served for nearly four years as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy at the Veterans’ Employment and Training...

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National Academy of Public Administration & Management Systems International Host Forum on Fostering Innovation in Government

Post Date: April 25, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration and Management Systems International (MSI), A Tetra Tech Company, today hosted a forum on fostering greater innovation in government, with a focus on how government can more effectively develop innovative leaders, build more innovative cultures, and better empower government employees to...

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National Academy of Public Administration Hosts Forum on Artificial Intelligence and its Impact on Public Administration Event Featured Senior White House Official and Release of New Academy Book

Post Date: April 18, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration today hosted a forum on artificial intelligence (AI) and released a new Academy publication, Artificial Intelligence and its Impact on Public Administration. “Artificial intelligence is one of the biggest innovations -- and challenges -- that we as a society will face...

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MEDIA ADVISORY National Academy of Public Administration & Management Systems International To Host Forum on Fostering Innovation in Government

Post Date: April 15, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration and Management Systems International (MSI) will host an April 25th forum on fostering greater innovation in government, with a focus on how government can more effectively develop innovative leaders, build more innovative cultures, and better empower government employees to create and...

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MEDIA ADVISORY National Academy of Public Administration To Host Forum on Artificial Intelligence and its Impact on Public Administration Event Will Feature Senior White House Official and Release of

Post Date: April 08, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration will host a forum on artificial intelligence (AI) on April 18, featuring a senior White House official and the release of a new Academy publication, Artificial Intelligence and its Impact on Public Administration. Dr. Lynne Parker, Assistant Director for Artificial Intelligence...

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National Academy of Public Administration Hosts Event on First Anniversary of President’s Management Agenda Senior Administration Officials Discuss PMA, New Academy Book on PMA

Post Date: March 20, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration today hosted an event in recognition of the first anniversary of the President’s Management Agenda (PMA), featuring three panel discussions on PMA with senior Administration officials, agency officials and industry experts, and the release of a new Academy book, Perspectives on...

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MEDIA ADVISORY National Academy of Public Administration To Host Panel on First Anniversary of President’s Management Agenda Event Will Feature Senior Administration Officials, Release of NAPA Book

Post Date: February 22, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration will host an event on the first anniversary of the President’s Management Agenda (PMA), featuring a panel discussion of PMA with senior Administration officials and the release of a new Academy book, Perspectives on the President’s Management Agenda. The first panel...

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National Academy of Public Administration Launches “Grand Challenges in Public Administration” Year-Long Initiative Seeks to Identify Challenges & Facilitate Solutions

Post Date: November 27, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration today launched its new “Grand Challenges in Public Administration” initiative, a year-long effort to identify the top challenges facing government over the next decade and facilitate efforts by the public administration community to find new solutions. “Today’s government too often finds...

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Recommendations of National Academy of Public Administration Panel Unanimously Adopted by Oklahoma Task Force

Post Date: November 19, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – A report from a Panel of the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA), containing findings and recommendations for the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC), was recently reviewed and unanimously adopted by Oklahoma Secretary of Energy and Environment Michael Teague and the Second Century Task Force established by Oklahoma...

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Academy Fall Meeting Focuses on Grand Challenges in Public Administration

Post Date: November 01, 2018

The National Academy of Public Administration held its annual Fall Meeting this week, previewing its upcoming “Grand Challenges in Public Administration” initiative, a year-long, interdisciplinary, intersectoral effort to identify these challenges and position the Academy as a leader of future efforts to respond to the challenges identified....

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MEDIA ADVISORY: National Academy of Public Administration To Hold Annual Fall Meeting November 1-2 Meeting Will Focus on “Grand Challenges in Public Administration”

Post Date: October 15, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration will hold its annual Fall Meeting on November 1-2, focusing on “Grand Challenges in Public Administration.” At this year’s Fall Meeting, the Academy will kick off its new “Grand Challenges in Public Administration,” campaign, a year-long, interdisciplinary, intersectoral effort to identify...

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National Academy of Public Administration Announces 2018 Class of Academy Fellows: 40 Leaders in Public Administration to Join the Academy

Post Date: October 03, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Academy of Public Administration today announced that 40 leaders in the field of public administration have been selected for the 2018 Class of Academy Fellows. Induction of the new Fellows will occur during the annual Academy Fall Meeting, which will take place November 1-2 in...

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National Academy of Public Administration Releases No Time to Wait Part 2: Building a Public Service for the 21st Century

Post Date: September 25, 2018

A Panel of the National Academy of Public Administration today released a new white paper on the future of public service, called No Time to Wait Part 2: Building a Public Service for the 21st Century. The report was sponsored by the Volcker Alliance and the Samuel L. Freeman Charitable...

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MEDIA ADVISORY - NAPA to Release No Time to Wait Part II: Building a Public Service for the 21st Century

Post Date: September 11, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – A Panel of the National Academy of Public Administration on September 25 will release a new white paper on the future of public service, called No Time to Wait Part II: Building a Public Service for the 21st Century. The report is sponsored by the Volcker Alliance...

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National Academy of Public Administration and Baruch College Host Social Equity Conference Focused on State and Local Government

Post Date: June 12, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration and Baruch College’s Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs today kicked off a two-day conference (June 12-13) on Promoting Equality in an Age of Austerity: The Role for State and Local Governments, focused on best practices designed to...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: National Academy of Public Administration and Baruch College to Host Social Equity Conference Focused on State and Local Government

Post Date: May 31, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration and Baruch College’s Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs will host a two-day conference June 12-13 called Promoting Equality in an Age of Austerity: The Role for State and Local Governments, focused on best practices designed to achieve...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: National Academy of Public Administration Fellows Testify Before the Speaker’s Task Force on Intergovernmental Affairs

Post Date: May 17, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration announced that three Academy Fellows will testify today before the Speaker’s Task Force on Intergovernmental Affairs as the Task Force explores the re-constitution of the U.S. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations. Testimony on “Restoring the Partnership” will be offered by three...

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NAPA, ASU, AGS & NAC Host Summit on Transportation Infrastructure Investment, “Building a Shared Map of the Nation’s Infrastructure to Enable Smart Investments”

Post Date: May 01, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration, Arizona State University, the American Geographical Society and the National Academy of Construction today held a joint summit to explore strategies for providing federal, state and local leaders with the key information they need to assess and prioritize transportation and other...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: NAPA, ASU, AGS & NAC Host Summit on Transportation Infrastructure Investment: “Building a Shared Map of the Nation’s Infrastructure to Enable Smart Investments”

Post Date: April 16, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration, Arizona State University, the American Geographical Society and the National Academy of Construction are joining forces to hold a special summit on May 1, “Building a Shared Map of the Nation’s Infrastructure to Enable Smart Investments.” This event will explore strategies...

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National Academy of Public Administration to Host Forum on Government Transformation

Post Date: April 10, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration on April 11 will host a forum called How to Tackle Government Transformation: Finding Common Ground with Your Stakeholders, featuring experts in government management. As federal government agencies are being asked to streamline and restructure operations in order to improve outcomes...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: NAPA To Host Panel Discussion of Dwight Ink’s New Book, Getting Things Done With Courage and Conviction

Post Date: March 05, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration on March 15 will host a panel discussion of Getting Things Done With Courage and Conviction, a new book authored by Dwight A. Ink and Kurt M. Thurmaier. Dwight Ink held major leadership roles in the federal government in the administrations...

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Sylvia Mathews Burwell and Leon E. Panetta to Receive NAPA’s “Elliot L. Richardson Prize for Excellence in Public Service”

Post Date: January 30, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration today announced that Sylvia Mathews Burwell and Leon E. Panetta will receive the Elliot L. Richardson Prize for Excellence in Public Service on February 13, 2018 at an award ceremony in Washington, D.C. “The Elliot L. Richardson Prize Fund and the...

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National Academy of Public Administration Panel Releases White Paper On Strengthening Organizational Health and Performance in Government

Post Date: January 29, 2018

Paper Makes Recommendations For New Management Improvement Approach. WASHINGTON, D.C. – A panel of experts at the National Academy of Public Administration today released a new white paper, Strengthening Organizational Health and Performance in Government, which offers recommendations for a new management improvement approach that would strategically transform the federal...

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National Academy of Public Administration Releases White Paper on Governance Challenges and Solutions Report Details Findings of 2017 “Governing Across The Divide” Forums

Post Date: December 14, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration today released a new white paper, Governing Across The Divide: Four Best Practices for Intergovernmental Leaders, which outlines the discussions and resulting insights of the Academy’s four-part Governing Across The Divide series, held this fall at universities across the country. “Our...

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National Academy of Public Administration Panel Completes Review of U.S. Maritime Administration

Post Date: November 28, 2017

A panel of experts at the National Academy of Public Administration has completed its review of the Maritime Administration (MARAD), an agency within the U.S. Department of Transportation that supports the U.S. maritime industry. The Academy panel today issued its final report, which confirmed that MARAD plays a key role...

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NAPA Fall Meeting Focuses on Governance Challenges and Solutions; Celebrates the Academy’s 50th Anniversary

Post Date: November 17, 2017

The National Academy of Public Administration held its annual Fall Meeting this week, focusing on governance challenges and solutions, and celebrating the Academy’s 50th Anniversary. “This year’s Fall Meeting was especially meaningful in that we were able to look back at the Academy’s tremendous accomplishments of the past 50 years...

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Media Advisory: Michael Porter and Katherine Gehl to Speak at NAPA Fall Meeting; Media Availability Following Remarks

Post Date: November 13, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration today announced that Katherine M. Gehl and Michael E. Porter will deliver the James E. Webb Lecture at the Academy Fall Meeting on November 17, and will be available for media questions following their remarks. Ms. Gehl, a business leader, former...

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Media Advisory:  National Academy of Public Administration Holds Annual Fall Meeting, Celebrating 50th Anniversary

Post Date: November 06, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration will hold its annual Fall Meeting on November 15-17, focusing on “Governing Across The Divide” and celebrating the Academy’s 50th Anniversary. The Fall Meeting will focus on findings from the Academy’s four-part Governing Across The Divide series, which included forums in...

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NAPA and George Mason University Hold Forum on Prioritizing Governance for Resilient Critical Infrastructure

Post Date: October 30, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration and George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government today hosted a one-day interactive forum on the governance issues surrounding the four critical infrastructure lifelines of transportation, energy, water delivery and communications....

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Media Advisory: NAPA and George Mason University Hold Forum on Prioritizing Governance for Resilient Critical Infrastructure

Post Date: October 23, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration and George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government will hold a one-day interactive forum in Arlington, Virginia on October 30th to examine the governance issues surrounding the four critical infrastructure lifelines of transportation, energy, water delivery and communications....

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National Academy of Public Administration Announces The 2017 Class of Academy Fellows - 45 Leaders in Public Administration to Join the Academy

Post Date: October 17, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Academy of Public Administration today announced that 45 leaders in the field of public administration have been selected for the 2017 Class of Academy Fellows. Induction of the new Fellows will occur during the annual Academy Fall Meeting, which will take place November 16-17 in...

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National Academy of Public Administration and Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs Hosts a Forum on Future of Citizenship and Public Service

Post Date: October 04, 2017

SYRACUSE, NY – The National Academy of Public Administration and Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs today hosted a one-day interactive forum to examine the future of citizenship and public service, highlighting views from the public, private, non-profit and academic sectors....

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NAPA Forum on Challenges Facing Local Governments Also Focuses on Promising Innovations and Best Practices

Post Date: September 29, 2017

AUSTIN, TX – A forum held today by the National Academy of Public Administration, The University of Texas at Austin’s LBJ School of Public Affairs and Texas State University’s William P. Hobby Center for Public Service examined the changing role of local governments in the U.S. intergovernmental system, with a...

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Media Advisory: National Academy of Public Administration and Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs Hold Forum on Future of Citizenship and Public Service

Post Date: September 26, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration and Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs will hold a one-day forum in Syracuse, New York on October 4th to examine the future of citizenship and public service. Former EPA Administrator and New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman...

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Media Advisory: National Academy of Public Administration, The University of Texas at Austin’s LBJ School of Public Affairs, and Texas State University’s Hobby Center for Public Service Hold Forum

Post Date: September 18, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration, The University of Texas at Austin’s LBJ School of Public Affairs and Texas State University’s William P. Hobby Center for Public Service will hold a one-day forum in Austin, Texas on September 29th to examine the changing role of local governments...

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NAPA and USC Forum on Changing Role of State Governments Focuses on Environmental and Healthcare Policies

Post Date: August 29, 2017

SACRAMENTO, CA – A forum held today by the National Academy of Public Administration and the University of Southern California’s Sol Price School of Public Policy examined the changing role of state governments in the U.S. intergovernmental system, with a focus on the environmental and healthcare policy challenges facing states...

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National Academy of Public Administration Holds Forum on GAO’s High Risk List and How Agencies Can Resolve Risk Concerns

Post Date: August 23, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration today held a forum on the U.S. Government Accounting Office’s (GAO) 2017 High Risk List, with a focus on how federal agencies can successfully resolve GAO’s concerns....

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Media Advisory: National Academy of Public Administration to Hold Forum on GAO’s High Risk List and How Agencies Can Resolve Risk Concerns

Post Date: August 16, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration will hold a forum on the U.S. Government Accounting Office’s (GAO) 2017 High Risk List, and how federal agencies can successfully resolve GAO’s concerns. The forum will feature a keynote address from U.S. Comptroller General Gene Dodaro, as well as a...

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Media Advisory: NAPA and University of Southern California Hold August 29th Forum on Challenges Facing State Governments

Post Date: August 07, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration and the University of Southern California’s Sol Price School of Public Policy will hold a one-day forum in Sacramento, California on August 29th to examine the challenges facing state governments, particularly in the areas of environmental and healthcare policy, as well...

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Media Advisory: Expert Panel to Discuss Report’s Recommendations for Civil Service Reform

Post Date: July 19, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration today released a new report, sponsored by the Samuel Freeman Charitable Trust, called No Time To Wait: Building a 21st Century Public Service. The report will be discussed today by a panel of public administration experts at an afternoon event hosted...

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National Academy of Public Administration to Release No Time To Wait: Building a 21st Century Public Service

Post Date: July 11, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration next week will release a new report, sponsored by the Samuel Freeman Charitable Trust, called No Time To Wait: Building a 21st Century Public Service....

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NAPA President and CEO Terry Gerton’s Remarks at the Potomac Forum

Post Date: June 28, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – National Academy of Public Administration President and CEO Terry Gerton spoke at the Potomac Forum on June 28th. The remarks linked below are her prepared comments. ...

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Media Advisory: National Academy of Public Administration Host Forum on Stabilizing the Workforce in and Uncertain Future

Post Date: June 26, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration this week will host a forum on Stabilizing the Workforce in an Uncertain Future....

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NAPA President and CEO Terry Gerton’s Remarks at the Social Equity Leadership Conference

Post Date: June 05, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – National Academy of Public Administration President and CEO Terry Gerton spoke at the Social Equity Leadership Conference at the University of Nebraska in Omaha on June 2nd. The following are her prepared remarks:...

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Terry Gerton: Elevating Public Service

Post Date: June 05, 2017

PUBLIC SERVICE RECOGNITION Week has been celebrated the first week of May since 1985, annually honoring the men and women who serve our nation as federal, state, county, and local government employees....

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NAPA President and CEO Terry Gerton’s Remarks at the Arthur S.  Flemming Award Ceremony

Post Date: May 25, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC –National Academy of Public Administration President and CEO Terry Gerton spoke at the Arthur S. Flemming Award ceremony on May 24th, hosted by The Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration at The George Washington University. The following are her remarks:...

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The National Budgeting Roundtable at Brookings

Post Date: May 12, 2017

By: Steve Redburn Three years ago, a group of people steeped in the federal government’s budget process began meeting regularly to explore ways to improve the process. Discussions were led by Stuart Butler, Paul Posner, and Maya MacGuineas. Now calling itself the National Budgeting Roundtable and with support from the...

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The Academy: Looking Toward the Future

Post Date: May 12, 2017

By: Kris Marcy Often policy makers and legislators create government programs and legislative dictates to deal with complex problems and challenges facing the Nation. Recent examples include post 9/11 anti-terrorism programs, changes to immigration and detention procedures and programs, and safety requirements to support offshore drilling post BP spill. While...

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Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities in Public Administration

Post Date: May 12, 2017

By: Larry Cooley Most of my career has been spent working with and for the governments of developing countries. In the ‘60s and early ‘70s, this work focused on building institutions in nations newly independent from their colonial pasts. In the ‘90s, the focus was on the nations exiting the...

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The Good Fight

Post Date: May 10, 2017

By: Mark Funkhouser I grew up in a working-class family in West Virginia. I always had a chip on my shoulder because it seemed like the “better” people in the town looked down on us. I was a fighter, first with my fists and later with words and ideas. By...

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National Academy of Public Administration and Senior Executives Association Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Post Date: May 10, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration and the Senior Executives Association (SEA) today announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together on projects to achieve the organizations’ shared goals of effective and efficient government, modern management practices within the federal government, and...

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Building the Future of Government through Public Service

Post Date: May 10, 2017

By: Jane Fountain How can we incentivize the next generation to get involved in public service? Specifically, what can academics in public affairs programs do to incentivize the next generation to get involved in public service? Experts have known for nearly 20 years that the aging federal workforce and retirements...

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THE HARD JOB OF PROVIDING SOFT SKILLS TO PUBLIC SECTOR LEADERS

Post Date: May 10, 2017

By: Ernest J. Wilson III Both the public and private sectors are struggling desperately to find the talent they need in a rapidly changing and uncertain world. This is true for so-called ‘hard skills’ like engineering and math; but it is also true, especially for leaders and senior managers, for...

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How does evidence-based decision-making help enhance the public service experience?

Post Date: May 10, 2017

By: Demetra Nightingale Career civil servants are the foundation of government. Rules and procedures ensure consistency and compliance with laws. But the large federal bureaucracy also creates some unpleasantness that can lead to inefficiencies--such as an inordinately slow pace, complex levels of clearance, and procedures that rarely, if ever, get...

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Accountability Expectations: Getting Them Right to Enable Public Servants to Serve

Post Date: May 10, 2017

By: Shelley Metzenbaum This week, we pause to celebrate and thank the millions of government workers engaged in public service. Let me suggest that we also commit to fixing government systems to make it easier for government employees to make meaningful progress on organizational mission, whether that mission is public...

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3 Programs Grappling with Intergovernmental Relations Today

Post Date: May 09, 2017

By: Marilyn Rubin While academics continue to grapple with definitions and models of Intergovernmental Relations (IGR), the real world rolls on with intensifying awareness that different levels of government cannot "go it on their own." I briefly illustrate the realities of IGR by looking at infrastructure, disaster relief, and the...

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Looking Ahead to a World Class City: Planning is Key

Post Date: May 09, 2017

By: Elizabeth Fretwell As city officials and planners, we have the ability to touch the lives of our residents and shape the future for how our cities develop. Infrastructure, such as our roadways, is a major component that impacts our residents and visitors. Investments in roadway infrastructure have the potential...

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NAPA and AU’s School of Public Affairs Host Forum on The Future of the Affordable Care Act

Post Date: May 08, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration and American University’s School of Public Affairs today hosted a forum on The Future of the Affordable Care Act....

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NAPA President and CEO Terry Gerton's Testimony Before the U.S.& Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management

Post Date: April 06, 2017

Chairman Lankford, Ranking Member Heitkamp, and members of the Subcommittee, I appreciate the opportunity to speak before this committee today. Although I have only served as the President and CEO of the National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) since January 2017, I previously served for nearly four years as...

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Media Advisory: NAPA President and CEO Terry Gerton To Appear Before Senate Homeland Security & Govt. Affairs Subcommittee Tomorrow

Post Date: April 05, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – National Academy of Public Administration President and CEO Terry Gerton will appear tomorrow before the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management to participate in a roundtable titled, “Case Studies in Personnel Management Reform in Federal Agencies.”...

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Academy President and CEO Terry Gerton Applauds Congressional Action to Strengthen Cybersecurity Education

Post Date: March 27, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – Terry Gerton, President and CEO of the National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy), applauds Congressional action to strengthen cybersecurity education, including the bipartisan legislation recently introduced by U.S Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Mike Rounds (R-SD). The DoD Cyber Scholarship Program Act of 2017 authorizes $1...

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National Academy of Public Administration Releases New Book:  Building a 21st Century SES: Ensuring Leadership Excellence in Our Federal Government

Post Date: March 17, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) today unveiled its new book, Building a 21s Century SES: Ensuring Leadership Excellence in Our Federal Government. The book was released at a joint event with Booz Allen Hamilton that featured a panel discussion on the future of the...

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Media Advisory: The National Academy of Public Administration Releases New Book on March 17th - ” Building a 21st Century SES

Post Date: March 08, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration will release its new book, Building a 21s Century SES: Ensuring Leadership Excellence in Our Federal Government, on March 17th at a joint event with Booz Allen Hamilton that will also feature a panel discussion on the future of the federal...

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The National Academy of Public Administration Names Teresa W.  Gerton as New President and CEO

Post Date: December 19, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) today announced that Teresa (Terry) W. Gerton, a retired Army veteran who has served at the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of Labor, will join the Academy as its new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective...

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National Academy of Public Administration - List of New Fellows

Post Date: November 17, 2016

The Board of Directors of the National Academy of Public Administration is pleased to announce the results for the Fellows Elections....

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National Academy of Public Administration Inducts 50 Leaders in Public Administration as New Fellows at Annual Fall Meeting

Post Date: November 17, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC -- The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) today inducted 50 leaders in the field of public administration as new Academy Fellows during its annual Fall Meeting in Washington....

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National Academy of Public Administration and American Society of Public Administration Release Memos to National Leaders

Post Date: November 17, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC -- The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) and the American Society of Public Administration (ASPA) today released the Memos to National Leaders, a set of 25 brief original memos addressed to the new Administration and next Congress. The Memos, available at www.memostoleaders.org, will be discussed today...

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2016 George Graham Award for Exceptional Service to the Academy Awarded to Jonathan D. Breul

Post Date: November 17, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC -- The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) today honored Jonathan D. Breul for his contributions to the Academy with the 2016 George Graham Award for Exceptional Service to the Academy, which was awarded today at the Academy’s annual Fall Meeting....

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Top Public Administration Book Prize awarded to Frank R. Baumgartner and Bryan D. Jones’s The Politics of Information

Post Date: November 17, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC -- The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) today awarded the 2016 Louis Brownlow Book Award to Frank R. Baumgartner and Bryan D. Jones’ The Politics of Information (The University of Chicago Press) at the Academy’s annual Fall Meeting. The Brownlow Award is the top book prize...

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National Academy of Public Administration Releases the 2017 Prune Book

Post Date: November 16, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) today released the latest version of The Prune Book, which outlines the 40 Toughest Management Jobs in government. This book aims to inform the incoming Administration of the experience and qualities needed to succeed in the government’s most important...

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National Academy of Public Administration Announces New Slate of 2016-2017 Board Officers

Post Date: November 16, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC -- The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) today installed a new slate of officers for 2016-2017 during its Annual Fall Meeting in Washington....

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Prune Book 2017: The 40 Toughest Management Positions in Government

Post Date: November 16, 2016

Turning campaign promises into working policies requires more than just political bravado. It takes great management skills. The National Academy of Public Administration has undertaken the ambitious task of identifying the 40 most difficult management positions in the federal government. Looking specifically at positions denoted as Presidentially-Appointed with Senate Confirmation...

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National Academy of Public Administration Completes Review of Veterans Benefits Administration Efforts to Eliminate Disability Claims Backlog

Post Date: November 09, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) has made progress in reducing its disability claims backlog, but needs to fundamentally transform both its claims and appeals processes in order to ensure the highest quality service for the nation’s Veterans, according to a report released today by the National Academy of Public...

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National Academy of Public Administration to Release Newest Prune Book Nov. 16, 2016 - Top 40 Toughest Management Jobs in Government

Post Date: November 01, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy), in partnership with Ernst & Young LLP, will host a launch event on Wednesday, November 16th, to mark the release of the 2016 Prune Book, which features detailed descriptions of the Top 40 Toughest Management Jobs in Government....

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National Academy of Public Administration Holds Annual Fall Meeting Nov. 16-17, 2016 - Strengthening Public Administration in a Transition

Post Date: November 01, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration will hold its annual Fall Meeting on November 16-17, 2016, focusing on “Strengthening Public Administration in a Transition.”...

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Local Government Leaders to Discuss Local Impact of Presidential Transition

Post Date: October 18, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy), in partnership with George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government and its Centers on the Public Service, will host a forum on the Presidential Transition: Impact on Local Governments on Monday, October 24th....

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New Working Paper Offers Roadmap for Next Administration on Govt.  Performance & Use of Evidence

Post Date: October 05, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new bipartisan working paper authored by former senior U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) officials Dr. Shelley H. Metzenbaum and Robert J. Shea, entitled Performance Accountability, Evidence and Improvement: Reflections and Recommendations to the Next Administration, outlines six practices that should be used at all...

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National Academy of Public Administration Announces President and CEO Dan G. Blair to Step Down

Post Date: August 03, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) today announced that President and CEO Dan G. Blair will step down this fall after more than five years at the helm of the Academy....

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Transition 2016 Op-Ed: Striving for Excellence in Federal Management

Post Date: July 12, 2016

In less than four months, the Presidential campaigns will end and speculation will immediately focus on who will staff the new Administration. But management issues? They’re unlikely to get much attention. That is, until they bite, as every Administration discovers, to its distress. To amend a phrase often employed, policy...

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National Academy of Public Administration Releases Presidential “Transition 2016” Report

Post Date: July 12, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) today released a report from its Transition 2016 initiative, called Transition 2016: Equipping the Government for Success in 2016 and Beyond, which outlines recommendations for the next Administration in four key management areas....

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National Academy of Public Administration Participates in Forum on Presidential Transition

Post Date: June 22, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration’s President and CEO Dan G. Blair today will speak at a forum on managing the transfer of power from one Presidential Administration to the next. The event, hosted by the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), will feature leaders from toplevel...

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National Academy of Public Administration’s Dan Blair and Linda Springer Honored by Blinded American Veterans Foundation

Post Date: June 14, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) announced that Academy President and CEO Dan G. Blair and Academy Fellow and former Director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management Linda Springer will be honored for their contributions to the Blinded American Veterans Foundation. Blair and Springer...

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National Academy of Public Administration Honors Dwight Ink and Federal Career Leaders

Post Date: May 19, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) today celebrates the contribution of federal career leaders with the naming of the Dwight Ink Fellows’ Hall, which will honor the distinguished career of exemplary public servant Dwight Ink. The naming ceremony takes place today at Academy headquarters, followed...

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National Academy of Public Administration Hosts Forum on Risk Management for Shared Service Providers

Post Date: May 05, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy), in partnership with Ernst & Young LLP (EY), this week hosted a forum on Shared Service Providers and the Risks That You Should Be Thinking About—a Conversation with Leaders....

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National Academy of Public Administration Hosts Forum on Changing Government

Post Date: May 03, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy), in partnership with Management Concepts, Inc., today hosted a forum on Changing Government, featuring a keynote address by Davita Vance-Cooks, Director of the U.S. Government Publishing Office. The event also featured a panel of distinguished current and former government...

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National Academy of Public Administration Hosts Panel on Government Accountability

Post Date: April 05, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy), in partnership with the American University School of Public Affairs, today hosted a forum on Accountability in Government....

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John Koskinen and William Ruckelshaus to Receive “Elliott L.  Richardson Prize for Excellence in Public Service”

Post Date: March 01, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) today announced that John Koskinen and William D. Ruckelshaus will receive the Elliot L. Richardson Prize for Excellence in Public Service....

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National Academy of Public Administration Announces Bipartisan Team of Senior Advisors to Oversee Presidential Transition 2016 Efforts

Post Date: January 11, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) today announced that John Koskinen and William D. Ruckelshaus will receive the Elliot L. Richardson Prize for Excellence in Public Service....

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National Academy of Public Administration and ICF Release Federal Leaders Digital Insight Study

Post Date: January 04, 2016

The Federal Leaders Digital Insight Study, conducted by the National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) in collaboration with ICF, is an annual report designed to survey Federal Leaders' perspectives about the pace with which the government is adopting, applying, and leveraging technological advancements in service to its constituencies. This...

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National Academy of Public Administration Inducts 40 Leaders in Public Administration as New Fellows at Annual Fall Meeting

Post Date: December 03, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC -- The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) today inducted 40 leaders in the field of public administration as new Academy Fellows during its Annual Fall Meeting in Washington....

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National Academy of Public Administration Announces New Slate of 2015-2016 Board Officers

Post Date: December 03, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC -- The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) today installed a new slate of officers for 2015-2016 during its Annual Fall Meeting in Washington. Paul L. Posner will succeed Robert J. Shea as Board Chair and Kristine Marcy will succeed Nancy R. Kingsbury as Vice Chair. F...

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National Academy of Public Administration - List of New Fellows October 8, 2015 – National Academy of Public Administration Unveils New Report on Cybersecurity Education

Post Date: October 08, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration today unveiled a new report, Increasing the Effectiveness of the Federal Role in Cybersecurity Education, that makes four significant recommendations for strengthening U.S. cybersecurity education efforts. The Academy’s report was sponsored by Deloitte & Touche LLP and the Center for Internet...

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National Academy of Public Administration Releases Report On U.S.  Patent and Trademark Office Telework Program

Post Date: July 31, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) of the United States Department of Commerce should continue its telework program while enhancing its management practices, and continuing its quality initiative, according to a report issued today by the National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy)....

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National Academy of Public Administration Launches Presidential Transition 2016 Initiative

Post Date: May 11, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. —The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) today launched its Presidential Transition 2016 initiative, which is designed to advise the incoming 2016 Presidential Administration on effective management improvement initiatives; identifying and overcoming government management challenges; and identifying key Presidentially-appointed agency management positions....

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